Opening Week Condition sheet available for Batavia Downs July 16, 2019

Batavia, NY — The first condition sheet of the season for Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel is now available at the track’s web site www.bataviadownsgaming.com. Simply click the “Live Racing” tab and then the “Horsemen” tab. The condition sheet is also available at www.ustrotting.com . The 2019 season gets underway on Wednesday (July 24). Tack is allowed on grounds beginning Thursday (July 18) and horses … Continue reading Opening Week Condition sheet available for Batavia Downs »

Last call for Batavia Downs stall applications July 5, 2019

Batavia, NY — With the start of the live racing season just three weeks away, horseman should be advised this is the last call to turn in a stall application for the upcoming 2019 Championship summer/fall meet. Stall applications must be received by the track no later than Monday (July 8). The backstretch opens for tack on Thursday (July 18) at 8 a.m. and horses … Continue reading Last call for Batavia Downs stall applications »

2019 Batavia Downs stall applications now available June 4, 2019

Batavia, NY — Horsemen wishing to race at Batavia Downs for the upcoming 2019 Championship summer/fall meet should take note that stall applications are now available on the track’s website (www.bataviadownsgaming.com). Simply click Live Racing>Horsemen>Stall Application and Agreement and also Stall Reservations links to download. The complete 2019 racing schedule can also be found at Live Racing>Live Racing Schedule. Stall applications are also available at … Continue reading 2019 Batavia Downs stall applications now available »

Wilder, Kleinhans to host NYSS NOC at Batavia Downs May 13, 2019

Batavia, NY — Batavia Downs has announced that they have retained the services of Heather Wilder and Peter Kleinhans as their on-air personalities for the broadcast of the $1.8 million New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) Night of Champions which will be held at the track on Saturday (Sept. 14). Wilder will be doing pre and post-race interviews and Kleinhans will provide analysis and handicapping insight. … Continue reading Wilder, Kleinhans to host NYSS NOC at Batavia Downs »

Record purses highlight Batavia Downs 2019 championship meet April 8, 2019

Batavia, NY — Even though live racing at Batavia Downs doesn’t begin for another three months, track officials have announced that when the summer/fall meet begins on Wednesday (July 24) it will be the most lucrative session of Standardbred competition ever offered in Western New York. With the equine competition once again highlighted by eight legs of the lucrative New York Sire Stakes (NYSS), this … Continue reading Record purses highlight Batavia Downs 2019 championship meet »

BATAVIA DOWNS ANNOUNCES DERBY DAY PLANS FOR MAY 4TH March 20, 2019

Parties, Beverage Sampling and Prize Drawings Highlight the Day (Batavia, NY) — Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel announced today their plans for a second Kentucky Derby party to be held on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. Three parties total will take place onsite. The party announced today will run from 11:30 am until 7 pm, will take place in the Batavia Downs Gaming Park Place event … Continue reading BATAVIA DOWNS ANNOUNCES DERBY DAY PLANS FOR MAY 4TH »

Batavia Downs 2018 meet is in the books December 20, 2018

Batavia, NY — The 67-night session of harness racing at Batavia Downs for 2018 wrapped up on Saturday (Dec. 15) with both highs and lows being noted. Whereas many competitive races were witnessed over the oldest lighted harness track in America, fewer races overall affected the Downs handle for the meet. The main reason for fewer races was a lack of available horses to race. … Continue reading Batavia Downs 2018 meet is in the books »

Batavia Downs horses of the meet announced December 13, 2018

Akron, NY — With the Batavia Downs meet coming to a close this Saturday (Dec. 15) the Upstate New York Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) has announced their horses of the meet. Horse of the Meet-In Runaway Bay N In Runaway Bay N (Mach Three-Pullover Brown) raced in the top pacing class at Batavia Downs 13 times in 2018, more than … Continue reading Batavia Downs horses of the meet announced »

Monti, Perrin are top horsemen of Batavia meet December 13, 2018

Akron, NY — The final weekend of racing at Batavia Downs kicks off on Friday (Dec. 14) and although 26 more races are yet to be contested, there are two that have already been settled. The dash winning driver and trainer for the 2018 meet are Drew Monti and JD Perrin. This is the second driving title for Drew Monti at Batavia Downs and third … Continue reading Monti, Perrin are top horsemen of Batavia meet »

UNY USHWA names Riley Asher-Stalbaum Rising Star December 11, 2018

Akron, NY — She was born to race and hit the ground running this, her first year of training. And hard work and perseverance has paid instant dividends for Riley Asher-Stalbaum and that is why she was named the 2018 Rising Star at Batavia Downs by the Upstate New York Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA). Asher-Stalbaum was brought up in the … Continue reading UNY USHWA names Riley Asher-Stalbaum Rising Star »